Charles Fox papers

Special Collections
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles Fox papers
Date (inclusive): circa 1967-1995
Collection number: 1689
Creator: Fox, Charles
Extent: 28 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Charles Fox papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Charles Fox, 2012-ongoing


Charles Fox is an American composer active in film and television since the 1960s. He has been nominated twice in the original song category for "Richard's Window" from THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN (1975) and "Ready To Take a Chance Again" from FOUL PLAY (1978). Fox has served on the Academy Board of Governors since 2007.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Charles Fox papers span the years circa 1967-1995 and encompass approximately 28 linear feet. The collection includes full music scores and Fox's handwritten music sketches. More than a dozen films are represented, including BARBARELLA (1968), FOUL PLAY (1978), and NINE TO FIVE (1980).


Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

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